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[gNewSense-users] Suggestion on linux-ubuntu-modules (wireless)

From: Ivan Camilo Jimenez Perez
Subject: [gNewSense-users] Suggestion on linux-ubuntu-modules (wireless)
Date: Sat, 24 May 2008 15:51:46 -0500


I've been verifying the freedom of the wireless directory of 
linux-ubuntu-modules and have one suggestion:

As this directory consist mainly of wireless drivers that are known to require 
binary blobs (non-free by definition), there is no point in checking the 
license of each file; they can remain removed in gNewSense. I've put a note in 
the wiki for each of them. The main reference is

In the same topic, we should comment on this
 , I think ubuntu should remove the blobs from that package.

Iván Jiménez

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